Chris Columbus would love to shoot new Harry Potter films with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint

The director of the first two films would like to adapt the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, by JK Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany.

Chris Columbus revealed at Hollywood Reporter that 20 years after the release of the first Harry potter, he would like to come back within the saga to make other film (s). He thus evokes the room, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which he very much appreciated on stage (he saw her in London) and of which he would love to shoot a film version with the original actors. “A version of The Cursed Child with Dan, Rupert and Emma at the right age it would be a cinematic dream, explains the director. If you are a movie fan or a movie buff, this will be like what JJ (Abrams) did with Star wars. The saga really got back to being good when JJ made this movie (The force awakens, in 2015, editor’s note) and that he brought back the original cast. It is indisputable: if you are a fan of Star wars, you were moved to see them together on the screen. Find Harrison Ford as Han Solo, and Chewy. It was very strong. I believe it would be the same for fans of Harry potter. To have the possibility of seeing these actors, become adults back in these roles. Oh yeah ! It would be amazing to make this movie. Or those two films. “

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Daniel Radcliffe has also expressed his desire to return one day to this universe, but not necessarily in the role of Harry. For example, he mentioned the possibility of a film or series on the Marauders, and admitted thathe would love to play Sirius Black or Remus Lupine. Chris Columbus admits for his part not to have seen the films derived from the main saga, Fantastic Beasts, which are directed by David Yates since 2016. He also does not express any regrets following the departure of the saga, because he was exhausted after the consecutive shootings of Harry potter and the sorcerer’s stone and of The Chamber of Secrets.

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